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How to use formality in a sentence
Aside from establishing the level of formality, those giving weddings must rely on the judgment of the participants.
Currently, thousands of troops are stationed inside and outside the building, and the situational response is taking on a formality and sophistication akin to a military operation.Police are flying surveillance over Washington. Where were they last week?|Tate Ryan-Mosley|January 18, 2021|MIT Technology Review
In reality, Pence does have a role to play when Congress meets to certify the Electoral College’s votes on January 6, but it is more a formality than anything.Louie Gohmert’s failed election lawsuit, briefly explained|Cameron Peters|January 2, 2021|Vox
While it’s only a formality at this point, the state Legislature still needs to confirm Assemblywoman Shirley Weber as secretary of state.
With less formality and more announcements than any other prestige show, the video games industry has an awards show that tries to be its mirror.The Game Awards hosted Zoom calls with hundreds of fans. They were surprisingly orderly.|Gene Park|December 10, 2020|Washington Post
It was both stylish and somber while being suitably grand for the formality of the occasion.
Or so the chapter titles formally name him, in a nod, perhaps, to his pained formality.
Early marriage is mostly a formality, but girls traditionally leave school at that time.
FDR wanted to project easy grace rather than stiff formality—especially when communicating complicated matters.
These cities want to be the next London, and when they look at that city, they see order and formality.
It is not, however, the incident in itself that is now referred to, but only the formality ascribed to it in the narrative.Solomon and Solomonic Literature|Moncure Daniel Conway
Accustomed to a written character, their eyes became wearied by the crabbedness and formality of type.
With great deliberation and much formality Wu-pom Nai proceeded to loosen the boy's heavy plaits of hair.Our Little Korean Cousin|H. Lee M. Pike
By-and-by all pretence of formality and order is put aside and the battle really begins.
Before I could reply, the door flew open without the formality of a knock, and old Mrs. Bolum ran in.The Soldier of the Valley|Nelson Lloyd